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Convention chief will call it a career

Accolades are pouring in for Joe Taylor, 63, longtime president and CEO of the Quad-Cities Convention & Visitors Bureau (QCCVB). He recently announced he is retiring Dec. 31. more

Marijuana dispensary eyes Eldridge

Investors, including the owners of the Illinois Quad-Cities marijuana dispensary, want an Iowa license to set up medicinal oil sales in Eldridge now, and be ready for full medical marijuana sales they expect to come to later. more

Iowa’s jobless rate is 2.9 percent, down from last year

Iowa’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate remained at 2.9 percent in January after an upward revision to the December 2017 rate. more

Kwik Trip and Iowa 80 Truckstop receive renewable fuel awards

Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Bill Northey announced that Kwik Trip, Inc. and the Iowa 80 Truckstop in Walcott are the 2018 winners of the Secretary’s Ethanol and Biodiesel Marketing Awards. more

HIDDEN GEM: Davenport Lutheran Home provides Christ-centered care

Nestled amongst residences and directly adjacent to Harrison Elementary School on Davenport’s busy West 53rd Street is one of Scott County’s hidden gems when it comes to nursing care in the Quad Cities. more

Joy Jensen joins RE/MAX Elite

Joy Jensen has joined the growing real estate franchise of RE/MAX Elite. She holds real estate licenses in both Iowa and Illinois, and previously worked at another real estate agency. more

S&V Fence honored

Digger Specialties, Inc. (DSI) recently recognized their outstanding Fence Dealers for 2017 during their Annual Fence Dealer Convention held at the Swan Lake Resort in Plymouth Indiana. DSI owner and president, Loren “Digger” Graber presented S & V Fence and Deck of Eldridge with an Advantage Customer Award. more

Plan announced for 112-room hotel at sports complex

Frontier Hospitality Group, which operates the Best Western Plus Steeplegate Inn of Davenport, announced plans on Feb. 20 to develop and operate a new Cambria Hotel at the site of the new TBK Bank Sport Complex at Middle Road and Interstate 80 in northern Bettendorf. The 112-room hotel will be constructed in the second half of 2018 and first half of 2019. more

Susan Haack joins First Central State Bank board

Susan E. Haack, CPCU, CPA, will join the board of directors of First Central State Bank. She is a native of DeWitt and a 1983 graduate of Central Community High School. more

Eldridge makes way for growth: Annexation makes room for projects bigger than Sterilite

Eldridge, Davenport and Scott County are preparing for more commercial development between the cities by making land available for projects even bigger than the Kraft and Sterilite plants. more

Iowa trappers tap global markets

Rick Hemsath stacks pelts on the tailgate of his pickup truck parked behind the Mount Joy BP station on a cold January Saturday afternoon. The buyer for Northeast Iowa Fur Exchange is a 21st century practitioner of the trade that brought French explorers to North America in the 17th century, and English in the 18th century. more

Restaurants teaming up to raise scholarship funds

Six area restaurants are teaming up with the North Scott Chamber of Commerce for a yummy way to raise scholarship funds. more
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